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Google Slapped With Guilty Verdict For Misleading Ads
2012-04-03 11:47:00

Google Inc. on Tuesday was found guilty in an Australian court for “deceptive” conduct by allowing misleading advertisements to be shown in Internet search results on its pages, after an appeal was upheld by the country´s competition regulator. Google initially won a case brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) last September over claims that its sponsored links within search results were misleading. But that ruling was overturned by three...

Australian Ban On Samsung Tablets Extended Another Week
2011-12-02 10:09:19

A previous deadline lifting the ban on sales of Samsung Galaxy tablet devices in Australia that was originally scheduled to be lifted today, has been extended until December 9. Justice John Dyson Heydon said the orders made by the Federal Court on November 30 would “be stayed pending the termination of applicants application for special leave to appeal.” This gives the Australian High Court time to hear an appeal by Apple against the court decision this week to overturn a...

2011-01-28 12:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) (short cut: O.CO) today applauded the decision by a Federal Court in Colorado enjoining the enforcement of Colorado's new "internet tax notice" law. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110120/LA32935LOGO) The controversial law, enacted in 2010, required out-of-state retailers to publish to Colorado purchasers a notice telling them of their obligation to pay Colorado "use" taxes on their purchases....

2010-08-19 12:05:00

Holds that Federal regulation does not preempt Ohio state consumer-protection law CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Ohio Federal Court of Appeals ruling issued yesterday is reinstating the late victim's claim that the recalled diet drug Redux (commonly called fen-phen) linked to her death should never have been marketed to the American people by Wyeth due in part to its pre-approval concerns about potentially lethal side effects. The Court, in remanding the case to...

2010-06-15 17:56:00

VANCOUVER, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Entree Gold Inc. (TSX:ETG; NYSE AMEX:EGI; Frankfurt:EKA - "Entree" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Federal Court of Australia has approved the schemes of arrangement ("Schemes") between PacMag Metals Limited ("PacMag") and its shareholders and optionholders to effect a merger between PacMag and Entree ("Transaction"). All conditions as set out in the Scheme Implementation Agreement have been satisfied and the Schemes are now...

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2010-02-09 14:40:00

Nintendo said Tuesday that an Australian man has agreed to pay $1.3 million for illegally uploading a game to the Internet six days before its global release. The company said it settled a Federal Court action against the man that hacked into New Super Mario Bros. for the Wii gaming console and made it available online on November 6, 2009. "The legal proceeding resulted in a settlement in which the individual will pay Nintendo the sum of 1.5 million (Australian) dollars by way of damages to...

2009-09-15 21:27:00

MIAMI, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Karl W. Miller today announced that the pending Federal suit brought by MMC Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: MMCE) against him, its founder and former Chairman and CEO, was dismissed almost in its entirety by the Federal Court in its September 14, 2009 decision. The Court granted Mr. Miller's motion to dismiss the Company's suit against him on all claims except for breach of contract. The Federal Court ordered that all of the Company's claims of wrongdoing by Mr....

2009-08-17 21:18:00

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States District Court for the District of Delaware announced today that it has denied Universal Studios Home Entertainment's motion to dismiss the antitrust lawsuit filed by redbox. "The Federal Court's decision marks an important step forward in our effort to protect consumers' right to convenient, affordable access to new release DVDs at redbox locations nationwide," said Mitch Lowe, president, redbox. "We appreciate the Court's...

2008-09-30 21:00:14

A Federal Judge in San Diego enjoined AT&T from proceeding with a proposed settlement for charges associated with deceptive marketing claims on its customers' mobile phone bills. AT&T entered into this settlement in a Georgia state case less than 2 months after it was filed earlier this year. This rushed settlement was an effort by AT&T to eliminate the enormous exposure it faced in connection with a multidistrict litigation pending in San Diego, California since 2005 and which...

2008-06-20 18:00:39

The Schwarzenegger Administration, in an eleventh hour move, took action to delay a hearing on a temporary restraining order (TRO) sought by eight retail community pharmacies to stop the ten percent Medi-Cal provider cuts from taking effect on July 1, 2008. On June 9, 2008, eight California pharmacies filed an action in state court seeking to restrain DHCS from implementing a ten percent reduction in pharmacy reimbursements for prescriptions dispensed to Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Pharmacies...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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